It only took 12 rounds for eighth-grade Cuthbertson Middle School student Rhea Shetty to become the 2015 UCPS Spelling Bee champion.
Three large dogs attacked and mauled 25 of the sheep that 15-year-old Austin Gilliard was raising to help pay his college expenses.
The newest Union County Public Schools long-term plan, the Community Construction Equity Plan (CCEP), was reviewed by the facilities committee on Wednesday. The plan has been in the making for a few months and this was the first time it was presented to the school board.
Minnie Crowder has been named A Few Good Men’s 2014 Citizen of the Year.
Weddington superstar Stephanie Watts passed former Parkwood great Tiffany Brown to become Union County's all-time leading scorer in Tuesday's win. Watts will be playing for the UNC Tar Heels this time next year.
Jamison Crowder his completed his record-setting football career at Duke University, and now he's training for the NFL Combine. The 5-9, 175-pound receiver earned his degree in 3.5 years, so he doesn't have to worry about taking classes while he's getting ready for the NFL.
Former Monroe High QB Quay Chambers will be a redshirt sophomore on Duke's football team in the fall. Between now and then the 6-3, 215-pounder is trying to win the starting job at slot receiver.
The Carolina Panthers had a losing season, but they also won a playoff game. Here's a look at the offense, defense and special teams graded out.
My wife cooked a pot roast last week. Instead of following one of my recipes, she decided to ask some fool named Google.
A century ago celebrated poet Robert Frost published “Mending Wall” in which he penned “good fences make good neighbors”.
Pitting insect against insect, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission released predator beetles last month on the Sandy Mush Game Land to combat the devastating effects of the hemlock woolly adelgid on hemlock trees.
Two weeks to Christmas: Are you ready?
This holiday season, $28.94 is the going price at box stores for a decorative plastic container filled with fresh-cut festive greenery. If you have a pair of hand pruners, can spot an evergreen and own a basket or any type of flat bottomed container you have all you need to create the same beautiful display absolutely FREE!
I believe in Kay Hagan
Stand up for Second Amendment
Thoughts of my mother — Ward Mullis
Week recognizes the work of nurses — Garett Schreier
Our Eighth Amendment — Lloyd Weichinger
Is redistricting really necessary? — Collin Love
Make your insurance choices wisely — Byron Ward
There is no risk of a constitutional convention
Take nothing at face value … investigate
Finally scared enough to vote?
Check the batteries in your smoke detector
Transparency vs. paranoia
When the health care debate began, I warned that the President’s health care bill was the wrong direction for our nation and North Carolina. I offered an alternative then—The Patients’ Choice Act—along with Senator Tom Coburn because health care was broken before Obamacare.